Upcoming Events

July 24, 2018 Virginia, MN

12pm: Patricia will speak about her memoir, The Education of Will, and how a crazy puppy taught her that willpower is not enough to heal you when you are broken.

Virginia Public Library
215 S 5th Ave, Virginia, MN

Click Here to access the Virginia Public Library website.


August 4, 2018 — Milwaukee, WI

2:00-6:00 PM: Giving Pets the Good Live: The Science of Animal Behavior Shows Us How! 

Join Patricia and her colleagues Daniel Estap, Robin Foster, Tammy Donaldson & Emma Grigg as they talk about how the science of animal behavior can improve the lives of the dogs and horses we love. FREE to public! CEUs will be available.

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Click Here to learn more about our host, The Animal Behavior Society, and details regarding location and applications for CEUs.

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September 12, 2018 McFarland, WI

6:30pm: Patricia will speak about her memoir, The Education of Will, and how a crazy puppy taught her that willpower is not enough to heal you when you are broken.

E.D. Locke Public Library
5290 Milwaukee Street, McFarland, WI


September 22, 2018 Brookfield, WI

Wisconsin Writer's Conference

Patricia will speak about the highs and lows of writing The Education of Will, a highly personal memoir about trauma and recovery.

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September 25, 2018 Mt. Horeb, WI

6:30pm: Patricia will speak about her memoir, The Education of Will, and how a crazy puppy taught her that willpower is not enough to heal you when you are broken.

Mt. Horeb Public Library
105 Perimeter Road, Mt. Horeb, WI


October 5, 2018 Madison, WI

Keynote: Sheltering Animals of Abuse Victims Conference

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October 8, 2018 - Appleton, WI

Fox City Book Festival

4:00 PM: Patricia will speak about the highs and lows of writing The Education of Will, a highly personal memoir about trauma and recovery.

Appleton Public Library
225 N. Oneida St.

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October 18, 2018 River Falls, WI

Patricia will speak about the importance and challenge of having a voice, as well as giving a voice to those who can't speak for themselves.

Ann Lydecker Lecture Series
UW-River Falls

Save the date! More information to come soon.


October 20, 2018 Eau Claire, WI

Chippewa Valley Book Festival

2:15pm: Patricia will speak about her memoir, The Education of Will, and how a crazy puppy taught her that willpower is not enough to heal you when you are broken.

L E Phillips Memorial Public Library
400 Eau Claire Street, Eau Claire, WI

Click Here to access the Chippewa Valley Book Festival website


November 8, 2018 Prairie du Sac, WI

6:30pm: Ever wonder what your dog is trying to tell you? Dogs are great communicators, but we aren't always good at translating what they are telling us. Join Patricia in a presentation of slides and videos that will make you fluent in all things dog! (Also will be broadcast on Facebook Live. See Patricia's Facebook page for details.)

Ruth Culver Community Library
540 Water Street, Prairie du Sac, WI


November 14, 2018 Marshall, WI

6pm: Patricia will speak about her memoir, The Education of Will, and how a crazy puppy taught her that willpower is not enough to heal you when you are broken.

Marshall Community Library
605 Waterloo Road, Marshall, WI

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